Alumni Success Stories

As her graduation from Hastings College neared, Hannah Jensen ‘15 wasn’t sure exactly how she would apply her double major in piano performance and music education outside of college. Little did she know, an opportunity to combine music and serving others would present itself to her, providing her with an ...Read more
Grant Hunter, a 2014 Hastings College graduate and Fulbright Fellow teaching in Kosovo, traces interest in Southeastern Europe to J-Term class he took while a student at Hastings. Read more
2015 Hastings College graduate Nick Masada discusses his experience as a Fulbright Fellow in Turkey, and the cultural differences he's witnessed in his everyday interactions with local people. Read more
Jed Cornforth
Jed Cornforth '00 majored in economics and business administration and is now the Strategic Planning and Business Analysis Director of USA Football. Read more
The Hastings College alumnus is spending majority of his time and energy helping build the new, state-of-the-art Jackson Dinsdale Art Center (JDAC). Read more
STEM Success Stories
Are you interested in biology, chemistry, math, computer science, engineering, or physics? Then you've come to the right place! Hastings College can provide a hands-on, small class learning experience! Check out what our STEM alumni... Read more
Bud Pettigrew
Bud Pettigrew '83 graduated with a degree in political science and history. He now serves as the Chair of Chairs of the Nebraska Democratic Party. Read more
Hastings College graduate Gary Staab combined biology and art classes to pursue his unique career as a paleoartist. Read more
“I struggle to describe what it was like cheering at my first game—the crowd is absolutely thunderous and the energy at Sport Authority Field is electric,” said Denver Broncos Cheerleader Jozie LaViolette '13. Read more
Morgan Savage '06 had an undeclared major at Hastings College until her sophomore year, when she worked with her advisor to find a major that would prepare her for nursing school. She realized then she could get her degree at Hastings followed by a one year Accelerated Nursing Program. Read more
In July 2015, Dr. Ingrid Bego, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Hastings College, published a new book entitled Gender Equality Policy in the European Union: A Fast Track to Parity for the New Member States. Read more